Monday, Sep 22, 2014

Chandy demands special flight to bring back Indian nurses from Tunisia

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has written to Union External Affair Minister Sushma Swaraj. Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has written to Union External Affair Minister Sushma Swaraj.
Express News Service | Thiruvananthapuram | Posted: August 2, 2014 8:52 am

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has written to Union External Affair Minister Sushma Swaraj to ensure safe return of Indian nurses, who have been rescued from strife-torn Libya.

The Kerala Chief Minister has asked the External Affairs Minister to arrange a special flight to bring back Malayalee nurses, who arrived in Tunisia from Libya. This was declared by Chandy in a Facebook post on his official page.

Indian nurses working at al-Jala hospital in Libya’s second largest city Benghazi had requested for evacuation a day after Islamic militia officially declared control over the city.

As many as 58 nurses, most of whom belong to Kerala, had reached Tunisia from Tripoli.

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